Radiothon to raise funds for Angel Medical’s outpatient expansion

Radiothon to raise funds for Angel Medical’s outpatient expansion

Preparations are well underway for the Angel Medical Center Radiothon to raise funds for their Outpatient Medicine Expansion project. The Radiothon will be held on Saturday, September 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. along the great wall below the AMC Emergency Room.   “We encourage the community to support our first Radiothon and their…

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Family Hike Day coming to Standing Indian

Family Hike Day coming to Standing Indian

The Nantahala Hiking Club, along with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, is sponsoring “Family Hiking Day” on Saturday, September 29. The event is to introduce families to the outdoors and the fun of hiking together. The day will begin with registration from 9:30 AM to 10:30 Am at the Standing Indian Campground Family Pavilion. There will…

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NC Attorney General warns of child ID theft

The state’s top law enforcement officer is urging North Carolinians to be watchful of their children’s personal information. Attorney General Roy Cooper says thieves are not excluding children as identity theft targets. “Some thieves have actually stolen those numbers, set up loans or credit cards in the name of the child and they have established…

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Franklin announces Cabe as likely next town manager

The town of Franklin announced this week that the next town manager will be current Franklin Fire Chief Warren Cabe. Cabe is said to be taking over for Sam Greenwood in mid-2013. Chief Cabe began his tenure with the town of Franklin in 2011 after serving as the Macon County EMS Director. In a statement…

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Remains identifed as missing Smokies hiker

Human remains recently found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park have been identified as those belonging to Michael Giovanni Cocchini, who went missing in the park in March. Investigators worked with the Sevier County Medical Examiner’s Office, Knoxville Regional Forensic Center, and the Knox County Sheriffs Forensic Unit to make the official identification through dental…

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Town sets up committee to review ordinances

Whether it’s a junk car, unsightly grass, or loud blaring music the town of Franklin, at this time, may have trouble resolving the issue because some ordinances are weak when it comes to enforcement. The matter was brought at the town board’s September meeting held Monday; Alderman Bob Scott said some of these regulations–as they…

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